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Nothing is greater than the heart’s motivation to touch the lives of those who are less fortunate than ourselves

Research has consistently shown that people who give up some of their time or skills to help others are generally happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer and it has been well documented that sustained volunteering is associated with better mental health.

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We have a reputation for leadership and innovation. We employ people from all walks of life who bring their passion, commitment, life skills and values to their work. We value diversity and a readiness to learn and to be part of a team. In return for their passion and commitment we offer staff some great benefits to ensure our people are motivated, challenged and supported to achieve their full potential.


This work has given me a new understanding of the men, women & families who are in need. My life has been totally transformed by this experience.

Latest news

Reconnecting isolated seniors with the outside world

When 99 year old Oi Mei first met Winnie, she finally had someone she could share stories in her native tongue. As a fellow Cantonese speaker, Winnie was able to appreciate and resonate with Oi Mei’s experiences in a special way.

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Taking communion to the sick

National Volunteer Week is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering which recognises the invaluable support that volunteers provide to their communities. A Volunteer Appreciation Day was held in May at the Royal North Shore Hospital where many of our Catholic Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion were amongst those who received commendation for every five years of service.

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Thank you Penelope and all our incredible volunteers

Penelope Kerr’s volunteering journey began over 16 years ago when her father was living in a nursing home in Canberra. “During my visits I’d notice the names of Dad's visitors in the sign-in book.

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CatholicCare’s friendship program ending social isolation for our seniors

Kathleen Herz knows what it feels like to be lonely, following the death of her husband some years ago, and it was this experience which prompted her to fill that gap for others by volunteering with CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay’s Community Visitors Scheme. “When I lost my husband, I realised how lonely it was for people being by themselves,” she says.

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